On average, listings lease in the $20's per square foot per year. The Ballenger Creek region is experiencing a a rise in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $1 per sqft per year. That's a 5% increase in rent.
Compared to the rest of the Washington D.C. market, the Ballenger Creek submarket has less expensive rates, so you should have no trouble finding a great deal in this depreciated region.
In the last 90 days, 9 listings have been made available, which means listings are probably leasing quickly. You'll want to be prepared to make an offer immediately. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
Even though the median size is 25,000 sqft, there are still 0 office spaces below 2,000 sqft. Most properties in this market are close to 3 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 2000 and are Class A.